The Spartan Army

The Spartan Army

by J. F. Lazenby


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Reprint of a classic work of ancient military history.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780811710848
Publisher: Stackpole Books
Publication date: 06/01/2012
Series: Stackpole Military History Series
Pages: 280
Sales rank: 892,508
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

J. F. Lazenby is professor of ancient history emeritus at the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. He also wrote Hannibal's War (978-0-8061-3004-0). He lives in Newcastle, England.

Table of Contents

Preface xx

Sources, Select Bibliography and Abbreviations xxiv

Part I Preparation 1

Chapter 1 The Age of Xenophon 3

Chapter 2 The Fifth Century 51

Chapter 3 Origins 82

Part II Battle 103

Chapter 4 Thermopylai 105

Chapter 5 Plataea 120

Chapter 6 Sphakteria 140

Chapter 7 Mantineia 151

Chapter 8 The Nemea, Koroneia and Lechaion 161

Chapter 9 Leuktra 176

Part III Epilogue 189

Chapter 10 After Leuktra 191

Notes 205

Glossary of Greek Terms 228

Index 230

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